Tawse, Walter James

Personal Details

First nameWalter
Middle nameJames
Date of birth30/03/1878
Date of death23/10/1883
Place of deathMuttaburra
Age at death5 years
Cause of death

Cause of death was unknown


Walter James Tawse was five years old when he died on the 23 October 1883

Walter was the son of Henry Hendersen Tawse and Johanna Gordon/Fraser. He was ill for 60 hours, but actual cause of death was unknown. His mother Johanna was the informant. Walter was buried on the 24 October 1883 in the Old Muttaburra Cemetery by C Clayton with John Frasier and Henry Bingham were witnesses
Walters mother Johanna was the daughter of John Gordon & Jane Sutherland
Her 1st marriage at 15 was to Alexander Fraser
Mother of –
Jane d.25/05/1867
John d.20/05/1887

Her 2nd marriage to Henry Henderson Tawse on the 20 October 1886 at age 28
The son of Henry Hendersen, an accountant, and Johannah Gordon [Ref: C2488]
Children of Henry and Johannah
Henry b.02/08/1869
Catherine Black b.11/08/1873
Walter James b.30/03/1878 d.23/10/1883
George b.17/06/1881

Cemetery Record

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LocationOld Cemetery
Date of funeral24/10/1883